Cedar Creek re-enactment schedule

October 06, 2002

SATURDAY, OCT. 19

10 a.m.: camps open to the public

10:30 a.m.: side saddle demonstration (field): horseback riding and jumping using side saddle, Ann Moss

11 a.m.: infantry drills

11 a.m.: the Foundation for the Preservation of Civil War History (tent): converse with General Lee, General Longstreet and others in a public discussion of 1864 events

11:45 a.m.: field music

12:30 p.m.: cavalry demonstration

12:30 p.m.: the Gilmore Light Ensemble with Doug Jimerson (tent): tenor Doug Jimerson performing Civil War songs accompanied by a five-member ensemble playing period instruments

1:30 p.m.: signal demonstration

1:30 p.m. "Irregular Warfare in Northwestern Virginia," John Heatwole (tent): stories of Confederate and Union guerrilla bands in the Shenandoah Valley. New McNeill and Mosby stories

2 p.m.: all spectators must leave camps

2 p.m.: artillery demonstration

2:30 p.m.: historic painting, Keith Rocco (tent): Civil War and Napoleonic artist Keith Rocco will discuss historic painting and introduce a sketch of his most recent work, the Confederate assault on the Cedar Creek earthworks

3 p.m.: Battle of Cedar Creek

4:30 p.m.: hospital demonstration

7 p.m.: candlelight tours

7:30 p.m.: Civil War dance instruction

8:30 p.m.: camps close to the public

SUNDAY, OCT. 20

9 a.m.: camps open to the public

10 a.m.: Catholic Mass (tent); nondenominational services (in camps)

11 a.m.: artillery demonstration

11:15 a.m.: the Gilmore Light Ensemble with Doug Jimerson (tent): tenor Doug Jimerson and the ensemble perform "Sounds of the Civil War"

11:30 a.m.: side saddle demonstration (field): horseback riding and jumping using side saddle, Ann Moss

Noon: field music

Noon: historic painting, Keith Rocco (tent): Civil War and Napoleonic artist Keith Rocco will discuss historic painting and introduce a sketch of his most recent work, the Confederate assault on the Cedar Creek earthworks

1 p.m.: signal demonstration

1 p.m. "Irregular Warfare in Northwestern Virginia," John Heatwole (tent): stories of Confederate and Union guerrilla bands in the Shenandoah Valley. New McNeill and Mosby stories

1:30 p.m.: all spectators must leave camps

1:30 p.m. cavalry demonstration

2 p.m.: formation

2:30 p.m.: Battle of Second Kernstown

3:30 p.m.: hospital demonstration

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